The outcome after treatment of venous thromboembolism is different in surgical and acutely ill medical patients. Findings from the RIETE registry.

@article{Monreal2004TheOA,
  title={The outcome after treatment of venous thromboembolism is different in surgical and acutely ill medical patients. Findings from the RIETE registry.},
  author={Manuel Monreal and Ajay Kakkar and Joseph A. Caprini and Raquel Barba and Fernando Uresandi and Reina Valle and Carmen Cadarso Su{\'a}rez and Remedios Otero},
  journal={Journal of thrombosis and haemostasis : JTH},
  year={2004},
  volume={2 11},
  pages={1892-8}
}
BACKGROUND The history of venous thromboembolism (VTE), and the rationale for thromboprophylaxis in surgical patients are well understood. The situation is less clear for acutely ill medical patients. OBJECTIVES To compare the clinical presentation of VTE and clinical outcomes of immobile acutely ill medical patients with surgical patients. PATIENTS RIETE (Registro Informatizado de la Enfermedad TromboEmbolica) is a Spanish registry of consecutively enrolled patients with objectively… CONTINUE READING